Venue Details

The Little Theatre of Alexandria
at S Saint Asaph St. 600 Wolfe Street Alexandria, VA 22314
703-683-0496
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 10 members
Review from Sometimes too critical
Red Velvet 65 events 27 reviews

Perhaps I am one of the few English-speaking people on the planet to have never seen or read the Sweeney Todd play or movie until this week. I didn't know how difficult it would be to rally enthusiasm about any of its characters. I wish I liked...continued

reviewed Aug 02 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Thergard
55 events 25 reviews

Quality of the singers was a bit... uneven (none were bad, just some were good and some were excellent), but all of the principal singers were very good Well worth the money.

reviewed Aug 10 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Caliope Coridan
33 events 23 reviews

I am always impressed with LTA's staging and general production quality, but to be honest, I didn't expect a small stage to quite do Sweeney Todd justice. I was wrong, I was again really struck by the creativity in staging, and the performances...continued

reviewed Aug 01 2012 report as inappropriate
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Description

LTA presents this gleeful and ghoulish musical thriller, with haunting music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. This sensational story of murder and meat-pies tells the story of Benjamin Barker, alias Sweeney Todd, who returns to London after 15 years of being wrongly accused of false charges. Will he get the revenge he seeks?

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